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Review: Anita

The young protagonist of Anita may grapple with Down syndrome, but Argentine director Marcos Carnevale wisely avoids advocacy melodrama territory.
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By MILES HOWARD  |  April 20, 2012
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Review: Girlfriend

One night Evan's mother (Amanda Plummer) asks him to make a wish. He says he wants a girlfriend, and his wish comes true, but at a cost.
Concerned only with the truth
By PETER KEOUGH  |  September 30, 2011
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Crispin Glover’s “Big Slide Show” comes to town

Crispin Glover made a career out of being the weirdly jittery guy in big, loud movies like Hot Tub Time Machine and Back to the Future . But it's what he did with that career that's bringing him to Providence.
Hellion on wheels
By ROB TURBOVSKY  |  September 09, 2011
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Media misfits

The series grew out of an excellent 1999 documentary directed by author Arthur Bradford ( Dogwalker ) and produced by South Park 's Trey Parker and Matt Stone.
News from waaay outside the mainstream
By MIKE MILIARD  |  February 03, 2009
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Breaking and Entering

What with the Downs-syndrome boy in Notes on a Scandal and now the autistic girl in Anthony Minghella’s Breaking and Entering , maybe the Brits are coming up with a subgenre of the family melodrama in which a spouse is driven to infidelity by a mental
Pretensions do not pay off
By PETER KEOUGH  |  February 07, 2007
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The ball buster

You could make a convincing argument, particularly if you’re under 30, that John C. McGinley is better known for his role in Office Space than his role in Platoon.
Celebrating the career of John C. McGinley
By RYAN STEWART  |  June 29, 2006